The Story Geeks with Jay Sherer

The Dark Knight Rises - Bane, the Hopeless Romantic?

March 12, 2017

Best movie ending ever? Daryl thinks so!

Daryl Smith hosts again with Jay Sherer as this week's guest (role reversal!). They review Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises to complete the Nolan Batman trilogy, and then they dig deeper to ask some important questions about the story.

First up, their review--Quality, Story Depth, and Likelihood to Refer it to others. And here are some of the deeper questions:

  • Should Gordon have lied about Harvey Dent? What are the implications of his lie?
  • "There is no despair without hope." - Bane. What does hope look like for Nolan's characters?
  • Nolan has said the theme of this movie is pain. How does each character experience pain?
  • Who's your favorite character from this film?


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